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The Travels of Peter Kalm, Finnish-Swedish Naturalist, Through Colonial North America, 1748-1751

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Commemorating the the 300th anniversary of the birth of the great Swedish naturalist, Linnaeus, 1707-2007, who sent his favorite disciple, Peter (Pehr) Kalm, to botanize in North America. Kalm is remembered today, not only for the specimens he brought back to Europe, but also for his journal, a rich source for information about colonial life, religion, politics, and ...more
Paperback, 213 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by Purple Mountain Press (first published June 1st 2007)
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I like books about Colonial North America, about travelers, and historical accounts of interesting figures in the development of natural history and science, so I'm looking forward to this one.
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